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Synonyms for night

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Wiktionary2.7 / 3 votes

  1. nightnoun

    sundown, obscurity, sunset, twilight, shadow, gloom, dark, nightfall, blackness, evening, dusk, darkness, sleep

    light, day, brightness, daylight

  2. nightnoun

    The goddess of the night in Heathenry.

    Night all! Thanks for a great evening!

    sundown, shadow, darkness, dark, twilight, evening, blackness, sunset, gloom, sleep, dusk, nightfall, obscurity

    light, brightness, day, daylight

  3. nightnoun

    An evening or night spent at a particular activity.

    a night on the town

    twilight, dusk, obscurity, shadow, sleep, darkness, nightfall, evening, sunset, gloom, blackness, sundown, dark

    light, brightness, daylight, day

  4. nightnoun

    A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.

    We stayed at the Hilton for five nights.

    shadow, gloom, darkness, obscurity, twilight, nightfall, blackness, sleep, dark, sundown, sunset, evening, dusk

    brightness, daylight, light, day

  5. nightnoun


    from noon ‘til night

    shadow, evening, gloom, sleep, sundown, dark, nightfall, darkness, obscurity, twilight, dusk, blackness, sunset

    daylight, light, brightness, day

  6. nightnoun


    The cat disappeared into the night.

    sleep, dark, blackness, sunset, gloom, evening, obscurity, nightfall, darkness, shadow, sundown, dusk, twilight

    brightness, day, light, daylight

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. night, nighttime, darknoun

    the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

    wickedness, nighttime, darkness, iniquity, dark, shadow

    day, daytime, daylight

  2. nightnoun

    a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

    nighttime, dark

    daytime, daylight, day

  3. nightnoun

    the period spent sleeping

    "I had a restless night"

    nighttime, dark

    daylight, daytime, day

  4. nightnoun

    the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit

    "three nights later he collapsed"

    nighttime, dark

    daytime, day, daylight

  5. nightnoun


    "it vanished into the night"

    nighttime, dark

    daytime, daylight, day

  6. nightnoun

    a shortening of nightfall

    "they worked from morning to night"

    nighttime, dark

    daylight, day, daytime

  7. nightnoun

    the time between sunset and midnight

    "he watched television every night"

    nighttime, dark

    day, daytime, daylight

  8. Nox, Nightnoun

    Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx

    nighttime, dark

    daytime, daylight, day

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. purple sky

    the time after dusk

    the stars sparked in the purple sky.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 2, 2021  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nightnoun


    Associated words:
    nocturnal, noctuary, noctidial, noctilucous, belated, benight, benighted, noctivagant, noctivagation, noctivagous, nocturne, noctiflorous pernoctalian, pernoctation, lychnobite

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How to use night in a sentence?

  1. Dag Hammarskjld:

    .....if you're driving down the highway in the middle of the night and you see a sign that says Bridge Out, pray for some intellectual understanding of that message, or you're going to have an experience you'll never forget

  2. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter:

    It is amazing, i saw some people last night literally walking off that train. I don't know how they did it.

  3. Bruce Boudreau:

    I liked the compete, i thought we were much better than the other night, for sure. Anytime you can limit that team to 21 shots( on goal), I think we’ve done a good job. But at the same time, we had opportunities.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    CBS News reported last night that a Trump confidante said that GOP senators were warned: vote against your president ... and your head will be on a pike, i hope it's not true. But I was struck by the irony of the idea, when we're talking about a president who would make himself a monarch, that whoever that was would use the terminology of a penalty that was imposed by a monarch, a head on a pike.

  5. Jean Baudrillard:

    The skylines lit up at dead of night, the air-conditioning systems cooling empty hotels in the desert, and artificial light in the middle of the day all have something both demented and admirable about them the mindless luxury of a rich civilization, and yet of a civilization perhaps as scared to see the lights go out as was the hunter in his primitive night.

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